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Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls

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These Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls are proof that you can make a healthy and delicious meal, super fast any night of the week! All you need is a couple of chicken breasts, some broccoli slaw, and a simple dressing to create a meal that everyone in the family will love. I will even give you a tip to make these bowls even faster if you are in a huge hurry…..

These quick and easy Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls are healthy, delicious, and super easy to throw together any night of the week! © COOKING WITH CURLS

I love Asian food. I love noodles {especially soba noodles}, and I love anything that is super easy to throw together when life gets crazy and unpredictable. These Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls check all of the boxes!

How to make Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls

Whisk the garlic, tamari {soy sauce}, fish sauce, vinegar, honey, oils, cayenne, and pepper together in a small bowl…..

Whisk the sauce together in a small bowl © COOKING WITH CURLS

In a medium bowl combine chicken pieces with 1/4 cup of dressing…..

Marinate the bite-size chicken pieces in half of the dressing © COOKING WITH CURLS

Toss chicken with the sauce every few minutes to thoroughly coat.

Cook noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and place in a large bowl. Toss with remaining dressing and set aside…..

Mix the cooked noodles with the remaining dressing in a large bowl © COOKING WITH CURLS

While the noodles are cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Pour the chicken pieces with the marinade into the skillet…..

Cook the chicken pieces in a large skillet © COOKING WITH CURLS

Cook, stirring occasionally until no longer pink. Transfer to bowl with the noodles, toss to combine.

Wipe any chicken “gunk” out of the skillet and add the broccoli slaw…..

Heat the broccoli slaw in a large skillet until it starts to wilt © COOKING WITH CURLS

Cook and stir until slaw starts to wilt, about 3 minutes. Add to bowl with the noodles and chicken.

Now add the cilantro and green onions to the bowl, toss to thoroughly combine…..

Toss all of the ingredients together in a large bowl to combine © COOKING WITH CURLS

Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve…..

These Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls are loaded with vegetables, and flavor for a healthy and fast meal any day of the week! © COOKING WITH CURLS

Chopsticks optional! 😉

Notes:

  • For a super fast meal, substitute a 1/2 cup of store bought Asian salad dressing.
  • If sesame seeds are not your thing, substitute sliced almonds or chopped cashews…toasted of course.
  • Bored with chicken? Substitute pork loin.
  • Substitute gluten-free noodles, spaghetti, or any other thin noodle of your choice.
  • If using coconut aminos, add salt.
  • For added heat, toss in some chili pepper flakes and/or add sriracha.

Some other fast Noodle dishes for you to try:

Heavy on vegetables, light on noodles…that should keep the doctor’s happy, right? 😉

Enjoy!!

These Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls are loaded with vegetables, and flavor for a healthy and fast meal any day of the week! © COOKING WITH CURLS

Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls

These Asian Chicken Noodle Bowls are proof that you can make a healthy and delicious meal, super fast any night of the week!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: easy, healthy, broccoli, chicken, noodles
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 505kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson

Ingredients

Asian Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic (pressed or finely grated)
  • .5 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • .33 cup safflower oil (or canola, light olive oil) 1/3 cup
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • .25 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • .063 teaspoon cayenne pepper (a pinch) 1/16th teaspoon

Noodle Bowls

  • 12 ounces chicken breasts (boneless, skinless - cut into thin, bite-size strips)
  • 4 ounces soba noodles (or any thin noodle of your choice)
  • 6 cups broccoli slaw (comes packaged in the produce aisle)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (toasted)

Instructions

Asian Dressing

  • Whisk the garlic, tamari {soy sauce}, fish sauce, vinegar, honey, oils, cayenne, and pepper together in a small bowl.
  • In a medium bowl combine chicken pieces with 1/4 cup of dressing. Toss chicken with the sauce every few minutes to thoroughly coat. 
  • Cook noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and place in a large bowl. Toss with remaining dressing and set aside.
  • While the noodles are cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Pour the chicken pieces with the marinade into the skillet.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally until no longer pink. Transfer to bowl with the noodles, toss to combine.
  • Wipe any chicken “gunk” out of the skillet and add the broccoli slaw. Cook and stir until slaw starts to wilt, about 3 minutes. Add to bowl with the noodles and chicken.
  • Add the cilantro and green onions to the bowl, toss to thoroughly combine.
  • Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve.

Notes

  • For a super fast meal, substitute a 1/2 cup of store bought Asian salad dressing.
  • If sesame seeds are not your thing, substitute sliced almonds or chopped cashews…toasted of course.
  • Bored with chicken? Substitute pork loin.
  • Substitute gluten-free noodles, spaghetti, or any other thin noodle of your choice.
  • If using coconut aminos, add salt.
  • For added heat, toss in some chili pepper flakes and/or add sriracha.
  • Nutritional Information calculated with regular tamari, sodium count will be lower if using low-sodium.

Nutrition

Calories: 505kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 965mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 159.2mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 3.3mg

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